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Aug 21, 2013 5:00pm PDT
not meet the family until the 15th month after the pregnancy. >>> the nsa is revealing that information to illustrate how when it is seeking specific materialt data from average civilians can be collected inadvertently. the court has revealed the tactics after the nsa admitted to collecting some 150,000 e-mails with no ties to terrorism. the court ordered the nsa to limit the information it collects and how long that information is kept. >>> a family based risk. >>> in health matters the biggest study of its kind when it comes to autism. >> specifically how it effects families. let's bring in scott budman. this is something a lot of people here in the bay area pay very close attention to. >> you are absolutely right. studies found a rise in cases of autism in centers of technology like the bay area. this shows the likelihood of a sibling of an autistic child also having autism. instructors work with students providing programs with individuals with autism helping the kids and their family. they are also reacting to a recent study from denmark that children who have an older sibling with
Aug 11, 2013 5:00pm PDT
. >>> edward snowden's father is sounding off and criticizing washington for its handling of the nsa leak case. he said he's obtained the papers necessary to visit snowden in russia and says that's where the former analyst will remain for the foreseeable future. bryan mooar has the story. >> reporter: the father of edward snowden says the nsa leaker isn't headed back to the united states because he won't get a fair trial. >> as a father, i want my son to come home, if i believe that the justice so many that we should be afforded of as americans is going to be applied correctly. >> reporter: until then lon snowden says he'll visit his son in russia, snowden's temporary asylum there has chilled u.s./russian relations and the political furor here at homes shows no signs of cooling off. before leaving for his vacation on martha ans's vineyard, president obama said he'd already been moving the nsa toward more transparency and accountability. >> i don't think mr. snowden was a patriot. >> he betrayed his oath of office. there's a young generation that believe he's some kind of jason bourne and there
Aug 1, 2013 5:00pm PDT
summit with russia's president. snowden who admits leaking details about nsa programs is wanted in the united states to face espionage charges. no word on where he is tonight. his attorney says his location will be kept secret for security reasons. the temporary asylum can be extended indefinitely. >>> perfect controversy. sales of "rolling stone's" magazine with the alleged boston bomber doubled over last year. the magazine featuring dzhokhar tsarnaev was boy cocotted by stores, but the magazine has doubled its sales from a year previous. the boston bomber killed two people on the initial day and another officer later. more than 260 were also injured, including a 12-year-old boy. >>> the clock stuck 12:01 this morning and gay marriage became legal in two more states, minnesota and rhode island. they're the 12th and 13th u.s. states to recognize same-sex marriages. in minnesota, you see it here, couples began exchanging vows at midnight with the mayor of minneapolis officiating. the national gay rights group freedom to marry estimates that about 30% of the u.s. population now li
Aug 2, 2013 5:00pm PDT
, when attacks have come in the past. whether a new alarm has come from an intercept with the nsa or a spy, analysts say it stood out. >> to close multiple embassies shows the severity of the threat. >> reporter: and the alert is a kind of warning to the terrorists. >> that we are watching and aware, that those who may be talking about doing something harmful are aware that the u.s. is -- knowing what it is they're talking about. >> reporter: ten months after bengahzi, a warning that u.s. diplomats might again be targeted. and that ordinary travelers might be in more danger. the state department says the di danger might not diminish after sunday. that some of those embassies closed that day amay stay close. i'm steve handlesman, nbc bay area news. >> thank you. >>> another step forward for the gay community. the united states will start treating visa applications of gay and lesbian spouses the same way it does as heterosexual. secretary of statement john kerry made the announcement today. essentially getting a visa for homosexual spouses will become easier. the move comes after th
Aug 16, 2013 5:00pm PDT
snowden and published by the "washington post" claim the nsa has broken privacy rules and overstepped its legal authority thousands of times since 2008. the "washington post" also says an internal audit shows nearly 3,000 incidents in just one year. >> we definitely need more oversight. we need more public reporting. we need more transparency. it's no longer a tenable position for the nsa to say trust us. >> i totally reject those kind of claims. >> the head of the senate judiciary committee patrick leahy says since the nsa is not giving straight answers he'll open a senate hearing after the summer break. >>> now to the latest developments in egypt. it's been a day of rage. dozens of people were killed in confrontations with security forces. and demonstrators gathered by the thousands. the protests came just two days after egypt's military ruler ordered his forces to clear protest camps. at least 638 people were killed and 1,000 more were wounded. nbc's ayman moden reports. >> reporter: for the third straight night the government has imposed a curfew on the capital, cairo, and cities all
Jul 31, 2013 5:00pm PDT
look at the court order that authorized the nsa to collect all detailed records. another report indicates the agency can collect e-mail addresses, telephone numbers, times and dates but not the content of the calls. >> we will be looking forward to working with with with your committee and this committee to see if there are changes to be made. >> reporter: just last week the house narrowly defeated an effort to remove the program. also today edward snowden leased new materials about a u.s. surveillance program allowing agencies to monitor web browsing. president obama plans to meet in response with on going concerns over u.s. surveillance. reporting live in washington. >> he can organize a blood drive but he cannot participate. campbell's openly gay mayor says it is disappointing but he is determined to make a difference. lowe was turned away when he tried to donate blood. he suspected it because of a policy that prohibits gay individuals to give blood. >> this particular policy focuses on gay men only in which you can be in a relationship you cannot donate blood. >> he says the
Aug 10, 2013 5:00pm PDT
afternoon, everybody, please have a seat. >> he's trying to calm the controversy over nsa surveillance. he's still battling members of congress over obama care. >> the one unifying principle in the republican party at the moment is making sure that 30 million people don't have health care. >> reporter: in martha's vineyard, president obama looking for a break from the heat. brian mooar, nbc news, washington. >>> more guns are off bay area streets tonight thanks to a gun buyback program in oakland today. the organization youth uprising partnered with the oakland police department and an anonymous donor to host the event. residents were able to turn in guns with no questions asked. they received $200 cash for an assault weapon. they say while the gun buyback program will stop the violence, it can help. >> it seems good we're getting guns off the streets. we know every gun out there is a potential threat. >> the group said they plan another gurn buyback program by the end of the year. >>> a man was giving a girl a horse drawn carriage ride around noon today when the horse got spooked and took
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